Education Support Advocate (12954)

Overview

City:
Minneapolis
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Youth
Employment Status:
Part Time

 

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

This is a temporary occasional position.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) has a rich legacy of providing holistic case management support to highly mobile families who have long histories of being homeless. As an Education Support Advocate for Youth Services, you will provideschool and home-based advocacy and case management services to children and youth focused on the following:

  • School attendance and academic performance
  • Parental involvement in children’s education
  • Connection to community support(s)

 

 

Bachelor’s degree in human service or equal experience in field is required. Minimum of 1-year experience in providing direct social services required. Social Work or a field related to children or youth preferred. Experience with school age children required. Experience with low-income families and those who are homeless desired. Knowledge of community resources for children, strategies for school success, mental illness, and behavioral challenges preferred. Experience with the educational system and tutoring children highly valued.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Posting Information:
Temp Ocassional

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.